Right now, people are living in a Mars colony — here’s what it looks like

DEC 25, 2012 2:00 PM
Annalee Newitz

OK, so they’re not living on Mars. But they’re doing the next best thing, which is participating in a simulated Mars colony in Utah, where they are learning a lot about how people would behave in a harsh, cold climate with nothing but a small trailer full of atmosphere to live in. Organized by the Mars Society, this simulation might one day provide a template for the first people to actually homestead on the red planet. Science fiction author Diane Turnshek is there right now, and told io9 via email:

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